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April 19, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Madagascar
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Madagascar can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (109). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (109).
April 19, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Macedonia can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (108). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are equal (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Luxembourg can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (108). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are equal (108).
April 19, 2019, 3:45 p.m.
Countries: Lithuania
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Lithuania can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (107). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (107).
April 19, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"The Law on Amendments to the Law on Salaries and Fees in the Institutions of BiH and the Law on Amendments to the Labour Law in the Institutions of BiH were adopted. The new Labour Law of RS and the Law on the Work of the FBIH were adopted. These laws are harmonized with the GEL, especially in the area of protection of motherhood and maternity, and the use of maternity / parental leave" (28-29).
April 19, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Togo can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women a able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (144). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (144).
April 19, 2019, 7:24 a.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Tunisia can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women cannot work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (145). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (145).
April 18, 2019, 5:29 p.m.
Countries: Suriname
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1, LO-LAW-1, AFE-LAW-1

"The law provides for protection of women’s rights to equal access to education, employment, and property" (12).
April 18, 2019, 5:12 p.m.
Countries: Libya
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Libya can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (107). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are not equal (107).
April 18, 2019, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Liberia can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (106). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (106).
April 18, 2019, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Lesotho can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (106). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (106).
April 18, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Lebanon can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (105). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are equal (105).
April 18, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Latvia can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (105). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (105).
April 18, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Laos can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (104). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal (104).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kyrgyzstan
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Kyrgyzstan can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (104). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are not equal (104).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Kuwait cannot legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women cannot work the same night hours as men. Women are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (103). There is no legislation on mandatory retirement ages or the ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Kosovo can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (103). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (103).
April 18, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Kenya can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (101). The ages at which men and women can retire with full and partial pension benefits are equal (101).
April 18, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Kazakhstan cannot legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women cannot work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (101). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (101).
April 18, 2019, 8:19 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Trinidad and Tobago can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (145). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (145).
April 17, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Uganda can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (146). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (146).
April 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Turkey can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women cannot work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (146). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal (146).
April 17, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"The law prohibits sexual harassment and provides imprisonment of up to five years if the victim is an adult and up to eight years if the victim is a minor. Courts may impose fines in addition to a prison term in cases where the perpetrator maintains a position of trust or authority over the victim. The law also mandates that employers take measures against sexual harassment, violence against women, and other workplace harassment. The law requires employers to create and implement preventive programs to address violence against women, sexual abuse, and other psychosocial risks" (p. 23).
April 17, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-3, ERBG-LAW-1, ERBG-LAW-2

"The law establishes sentences of… six months to two years for employers who discriminate against women in the workplace, but employees generally did not report such violations due to fear of employer reprisals" (p. 24).
April 17, 2019, 6:10 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in UAE cannot legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women cannot work the same night hours as men. Women are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (147). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are not equal (147).
April 17, 2019, 5:47 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Ukraine can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women cannot work the same night hours as men. Women are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (147). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (147).
April 12, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"[Macau] Health Bureau guidelines protect pregnant workers and those with heart and lung diseases from exposure to secondhand smoke by exempting them from work in smoking areas" (page 141).
April 12, 2019, 8:08 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in the United States can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (148). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (148).
April 11, 2019, 9:57 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in the United Kingdom can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (148). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (148).
April 10, 2019, 8:03 p.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"Although the law prohibits discrimination based on gender in employment and wages and provides for class action antidiscrimination suits, a wage gap between men and women persisted" (38). "The Equal Employment Opportunities Law prohibits an employer from discriminating against employees, contractors, or persons seeking employment. The Equal Pay Law provides for equal pay for equal work of male and female employees" (49).